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In this weeks newsletter - Photographic Competitions - Photographic news - Seminars - Photographic Books special offer



Photographic Competitions Ending Soon

Great Outdoors Photography Competition
Closes May 31 2013

Life on the Street Image Competition
Closes May 31 2013

The Societies Monthly Image Competition
5 days left to enter


The Societies' Forum Weekly Competitions

This week's forum competitions are now open:

Week 20 - Leading Lines
Week 19 - Rowdy Guests - Voting
Week 18 - The Car's the Star - Winners

Week 18 - Profile
Week 17 - Siblings - Voting
Week 16 - Music - Winners

Keeping in touch with fellow photographers on The Societies Forum, we believe is one of the most significant benefits of membership.

Whatever stage you are at in your career, forum membership gives you the opportunity to:

  • Be at the forefront of knowledge sharing and best practice thinking
  • Keep up to date with current photo issues
  • Debate with experts in specialist areas
  • Network with other photographers
  • Add to your continuous professional development

If you have lost you username and password please use the password reminder system, using your email address:

The weekly competitions are popular with the members. Each week a new theme is selected for both the Wedding and General competitions and members are able to vote for the winning image from the previous weeks entries.

Plus much more.....


  Photo News
Corel Offers Powerful Alternatives to Creative Cloud

Design Your Books the Yervant Way

Obscura by ILFORD - Pure Pinhole Photography

AKVIS Retoucher v.6.0: Automatic Photo Retouching. Now with Batch Processing!

Reflecta introduces new range of LED Video Lights

Switch Frame in the frame for honours




Understanding Ambient Light
John Denton

11 June - Inverness
12 June - Dunkeld

Mini Convention
13 June - Edinburgh

Come shoot with me!
Damian McGillicuddy

19 June - Portmeirion

Stunning images created through concepts, lighting & attention to Detail
Tony Tang

8 July - Cork
9 July - Galway
10 July - Dublin


Photo Books

May Bank Holiday Madness extended until Friday 31 May 2013! Spend £35 or more and receive an extra 15% discount off your total order with The Societies' Photographic Book Store.

Please note discount is deducted after you have confirmed your shipping address


Wes Kroninger's Lighting Wes Kroninger's Lighting

Presenting strategies to assist photographers in bringing out the beauty in their subjects, this manual shows how the previously unique lighting techniques required within diverse areas of photography have evolved and condensed into a combined skill set. Presented in a portfolio style and using images from real sessions with actual clients, this guide covers the necessary tools, the process of job preparation, and the fundamental techniques used to achieve success in beauty lighting.

RRP £21.99 Our Price £15.00
Save: 32% off

Family PhotographyFamily Photography

Going beyond how to capture memorable family photos, this examination spotlights the special touches and relationship-building skills that turn subjects from clients into friends. The author’s signature techniques for generating repeat business are shared, revealing how to remain a family’s constant photographer for years - from maternity portraits and baby photos to wedding images and senior snapshots. Specific suggestions are featured, including reaching out through social networking sites, blogging, and hosting special parties and events. .

RRP £21.99 Our Price £15.00
Save: 32% off

How to Create a High-Profit Photography Business in Any Market How to Create a High-Profit Photography Business in Any Market

Updated to include timely tips for navigating popular social networking sites and other internet marketing opportunities, this guide to running a successful portrait studio goes beyond the initial components of a photography business and focuses on successful customer service, networking, diversification, and business management strategies. From setting goals for a business to creating an elegant studio atmosphere that impresses clients while respecting the budget, this handbook breaks down each minute consideration in the growth of a successful business.

RRP £21.99 Our Price £15.00
Save: 32% off

Engagement Portraiture Engagement Portraiture

Engagement photo sessions are a traditional rite of passage for engaged couples and a long-standing service provided by photography studios worldwide. In Engagement Portraiture, award-winning wedding and portrait photographer Tracy Dorr takes readers through each stage, from booking clients, to tailoring each shoot to the clients' personalities and creating profitable products after the shoot has taken place.

RRP £21.99 Our Price £15.00
Save: 32% off




App StoreiPad

The June - July 2013 issue of the Professional Imagemaker magazine is now available to view within the app.

Download the today and take advantage of the extended 14 day free trial!


Free copy of Professional Imagemaker Magazine & Information Pack

If you are still unsure, you can request a free information pack on the Societies.




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